Loving Vincent Film - bring Van Gogh’s paintings to life

A project in Warsaw, Poland by Hugh Welchman

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This will be the world's first feature-length painted animation, brought to you by the Oscar winning studio - BreakThru Films.
Backers: 796
Average Pledge Per Backer: £67

Funded: £53,292 of £40,000
Dates: Feb 18th -> Mar 14th (25 days)
Project By: Hugh Welchman
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Latest News

January 24th - via: variety.com
"Loving Vincent" has landed a 2018 Oscar nomination for animated feature -- marking the eighth straight year a film project that was started on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has garnered an Academy Award nom. Since 2011, a total of 14 Kickstarter-funded films have been nominated for an Academy Award. In 2013, documentary  (Read More)

Golden Globes 2018: Can anyone topple Pixar's 'Coco' for animation?

January 2nd - via: washingtonpost.com
Because the Globes have never chosen a non-wide-release film as best animated feature, though, both  (Read More)

The Rise Of Crowdfunded Animation

October 13th - via: huffingtonpost.co.uk
Where big-budget animated features in both the East and West were previously reserved for the industry giants like Disney and Studio Ghibli, a new kind of beast is beginning to emerge: a best by the name of crowdfunding. (Read More)


March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers,THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT! We are so excited and grateful for your support that we need a few days to cool down! ;)Please expect our next update on Monday! Yours, Loving Vincent Team  (Read More)

5 hours to go and...

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
... our ultimate reward (for 5.000 pounds) is still available! Our ultimate reward is to bring you to life as a Vincent portrait - using the same bespoke production method we will use for every shot of the film.  You send us a 20 second video of... (Read More)

How to multiple pledge

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers!  As a few people have had difficulty with pledging for multiple rewards, we thought we put together a short "tutorial" to walk you through it step by step:   1. Let's say you'd like to get the Artwork Album for 50 GBP, a Starry... (Read More)

48 hours to go...

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

"Vincent’s life on this day" - 9th to 14th March 1882

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear pledgers, For my last ‘Vincent’s life on this day’ Kickstarter update, I want to jump back to the beginning: to when Vincent started painting, or rather was on the cusp of painting. In 1882 Vincent had been furiously and tirelessly... (Read More)


March 5th - via: kickstarter.com
* a "new" Loving Vincent / "Starry Night" design T-Shirt - available at £40 * the painting that the T-shirt is based on - our "Starry Night" test - available at £1,500 * 20 BEST OF TESTS - available at £675 Director Dorota Kobiela, and Head of... (Read More)

BIG THANK YOU VIDEO... stretch goals and new rewards!

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00  (Read More)


March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
To all our wonderful backers,  Tonight (Europe time) we reached our goal of £40,000. This is great news. This means in 11 days 40 out of 60 of our selected painters will be trained, and training will start immediately. As we have 11 days left,... (Read More)

Arrival in Arles - Japan of the South

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Vincent ran away from Paris almost from one day to the next. It seems a sudden and impulsive decision. On one hand it seems strange, as after a combustible half year where Theo despaired of Vincent, the two brothers had worked things out and become... (Read More)

25th February 1889

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
It is very distressing to read Vincent’s letters from the first few months of 1889. He is obviously still traumatised by his mental breakdown at Christmas, but at the same time in denial about it. In his letter to his mother and sister he makes it... (Read More)

20th February 1890

February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
The period of this Kickstarter campaign, 18th February to 15th March, was an unusually dry period in terms of painting both in 1890, and 1889, contrasting with the same period in 1888 when he had freshly arrived in the South from Paris, which caused... (Read More)

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